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Projects > Darth V8Rs project (27 replies - 6476 views)

Glad to hear you're making progress on your car--hopefully you'll have it ready for spring? I made a puller for the caliper pistons(looked all over ...   02-03-2024 03:01 am

Electrical & Instruments > Engine Earth Strap Location (4 replies - 727 views)

Corey: the original engine-to-ground strap went from the the front bottom oil pan bolt(passenger side) to a lower body bolt where the original air ...   12-13-2023 05:28 pm

Engine & Transmission > Crankcase ventilation setup (7 replies - 1084 views)

Corey: As Art stated, the later engines had the breather tube go from the rear crankcase breather(like yours) to the airbox. The earlier '73 ...   12-13-2023 05:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > Driveshaft flange to differential torque? (5 replies - 949 views)

So, according to the torque chart for grade 5, fine pitch(24 threads/inch) for a 5/16" diameter bolt, that would be 22lbs-ft ...   11-21-2023 09:09 pm

Engine & Transmission > Driveshaft flange to differential torque? (5 replies - 949 views)

Sent a "private message" chart so you could print it: https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/81HOHszn-zS.jpg The one I have used for years came from the back of a Snap-On catalog ...   11-21-2023 12:48 pm

Engine & Transmission > Driveshaft flange to differential torque? (5 replies - 949 views)

Assuming the later, larger flanges that use the 3/8" X 24 threads/inch, standard torque would be 44 ft-lbs for a grade 5 bolt. 40 would probably ...   11-21-2023 02:13 am

Miscellaneous > Pete Bahr (10 replies - 10589 views)

Very nice rebuild! Hope all is well and want to thank you for saving another one! One thing I noticed that could easily be changed is ...   11-10-2023 01:22 pm

Miscellaneous > Steering wheel moves in and out (towards front and rear of car) by 1/4 inch (1 reply - 563 views)

Rob: this could be VERY dangerous as the shaft is collapsible, with an inner and outer casing. There are/were 2 nylon "breakaway" pins inside ...   11-03-2023 10:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > Timing belt shroud / cover - do I need one (3 replies - 784 views)

The upper stud for the top cover(with metal bushing) is 8mmX1.25 pitch while the bottom stud for the lower cover(with bushing) is 6mmX1.0 pitch. I have ...   11-02-2023 12:31 am

Engine & Transmission > Timing belt shroud / cover - do I need one (3 replies - 784 views)

You CAN slide the lower one off, but most people use only the upper one as it is easier to remove and where an rag ...   11-01-2023 06:24 pm

Engine & Transmission > Replacing Cam/timing belt (19 replies - 33109 views)

The obvious is a rag/whatever getting caught between a sprocket and the belt, braking the belt resulting in $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$. ...   11-01-2023 06:22 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine & Tranny Install (2 replies - 757 views)

Finally got a 2 post lift, and like you, the subframe way to install if one uses the lift. However, having for year done it with ...   10-23-2023 07:45 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel system - sending unit (3 replies - 1030 views)

https://www.martinrobey.com/ Since you are now "STUVCK" with this fuel tank, in that article I attached, you should find a decent sending unit info as well as ...   10-17-2023 05:44 pm

Fuel Stuff > Fuel system - sending unit (3 replies - 1030 views)

Sorry you purchased that: I had written this past year about this, and they are poorly designed. Martin Robey's one, although a little more ...   10-17-2023 03:25 pm

Engine & Transmission > Engine Mount Shim (1 reply - 619 views)

The aluminum shims that are SOMETIMES used are on the driver's/left side engine mount, so the steering shaft is not hitting the exhaust header. ...   10-13-2023 02:01 pm

Suspension > Front suspension refresh questions/concern (10 replies - 2164 views)

Jr: noomg is correct in that you can remove the front suspension fairly easily by his method. Art is also correct in that the ...   10-06-2023 02:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear Crank seal housing (3 replies - 897 views)

The true '73 engines(rope seal, #2760 & earlier) did not have an oil slinger. The later ones with a rear crank seal housing did and there ...   09-20-2023 09:55 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch lever pins (2 replies - 774 views)

"new" position ...   09-19-2023 03:11 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch lever pins (2 replies - 774 views)

pins to be rotated ...   09-19-2023 03:11 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch lever pins (2 replies - 774 views)

When installing a new clutch assembly, check the two pins that engage the throw out bearing for signs of wear on the front surface that ...   09-19-2023 03:10 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear Crank seal housing (3 replies - 897 views)

Close up of "dented" surface ...   09-19-2023 03:04 pm

Engine & Transmission > Rear Crank seal housing (3 replies - 897 views)

When replacing the rear main crank seal housing back onto the engine, EXTREME care must be used to ensure one of the fingers(usually at 5 ...   09-19-2023 03:03 pm

Engine & Transmission > Pilot Bearing Question (2 replies - 749 views)

Some of the earlier J-Hs had a bronze bushing, which was later replaced with a better roller bearing one: INA-Germany--HK-1514 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007D340SK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 or Torrington-Germany--Hk-1514 ...   09-13-2023 02:57 pm

Suspension > Front suspension (53 replies - 89638 views)

Dan: just saw this new thread; glad to see you found the "missing" link and have it down. I would strongly suggest you add a ...   09-11-2023 08:15 pm

Miscellaneous > Tips for Towing a Jensen Healey on a U-Haul Trailer? (4 replies - 1227 views)

Having hauled around my J-H many times in the past, a chain up and over the front of the diff. worked fine. The brakes lines ...   08-30-2023 05:05 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch lever pins rotation (4 replies - 1080 views)

Sorry about the "mix-up": in the order of this, but somehow there is no preview(or maybe it does not work) but please notice the flat ...   08-19-2023 10:34 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch lever pins rotation (4 replies - 1080 views)

pins ...   08-19-2023 10:32 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch lever pins rotation (4 replies - 1080 views)

pins ...   08-19-2023 10:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch lever pins rotation (4 replies - 1080 views)

pins ...   08-19-2023 10:31 pm

Engine & Transmission > Clutch lever pins rotation (4 replies - 1080 views)

When changing the clutch, you will notice the wear on the front part of the two pins in the shift lever, where they contact the ...   08-19-2023 10:28 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Temperature and fuel gauges not working (4 replies - 1380 views)

You are correct in that both the fuel & temp gauge run off the voltage stabilizer, located high uo in the back by the 2 ...   08-05-2023 01:59 am

Suspension > Lower Front Arm strengthening (7 replies - 4009 views)

Some car ramps that support the wheels would allow you to slide underneath to torque the upper wishbone bolts. The rear of the car should ...   08-03-2023 02:10 am

Suspension > Lower Front Arm strengthening (7 replies - 4009 views)

This the FRONT of the subframe where the lower bolt for the lower arm goes through. The rear already has extra metal from the ...   08-03-2023 01:11 am

Miscellaneous > Recognize this parts? (3 replies - 1047 views)

Just went through the parts diagram book, and doesn't jibe with anything in there. You have another car you've been working on? ...   07-26-2023 02:35 am

Projects > Darth V8Rs project (27 replies - 6476 views)

Vance: I didn't look closely the first time, but I see what you're talking about upon further enlarging. The front "clip" slides into that ...   07-13-2023 08:14 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (59 replies - 51760 views)

Thanks for the info; btw, I purchased the late Joe Mazurk's black GT in November, 2013. Joseph Mazurk Jensenhealey74@aol.com 1976 Jensen GT 1611/30464 ...   06-02-2023 01:45 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > VIN Database / Location Jensen GT (59 replies - 51760 views)

Was it originally "gold" colored? The only one I had ever seen was owned by a pastor in Tennessee. ...   06-01-2023 09:56 pm

VIN Database for Jensen Healey & Jensen GT > Jensen Healey & Jensen GT VIN Database (342 replies - 533829 views)

Looks very nice;(and good to see a clean shop as well!) what kind of condition was it in when you got it? take care, bruce ...   06-01-2023 09:54 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Lighting (2 replies - 930 views)

yes, it's supposed to. The light is on the "constant" power(fuse #3--bottom) and the plunger that opens up when the door opens is supposed to ...   04-28-2023 02:51 am

Brakes > Replacement brake lines from automec (2 replies - 1140 views)

Thanks for the info. Fortunately, I some expensive tools for making as well as straightening lines in whatever metal one prefers. I have saved ...   03-24-2023 08:24 pm


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